Chinese Consul General Lingbing Li visits Hikvision's MENA HQ
March 9th, 2017, Dubai. Chinese Consul General her excellency Lingbing Li (1st row left 4th in the photo below) visited Hikvision's regional HQ of MENA in the Dubai Commodities Trading Center (DMCC). Accompanied by Vice Consul General Xuliang Ma, Vice Consul General Zhenshan Wang and Counselor of Economic and Commercial Office of Consulate General in Dubai.DMCC CEO Gautam Sashittal, DMCC Executive director Freyal Ahmadi, Xijing Zhang, the chief representative of the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade in the GCC region, also visited Hikvision's Dubai office. Binson Xu (1st row left 2nd in the photo below), General Manager of Hikvision's Dubai branch, received her excellency Lingbing Li and her entourage.
As is kown to all, Hikvision is the world’s largest supplier of video surveillance products and solutions. The company specializes in innovative video surveillance technology, as well as designing and manufacturing a full line of innovative video surveillance products. Hikvision possesses the world’s largest R&D team and state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the industry, both guranteeing Hikvision’s customers the benefit of world-class products that are designed with cutting-edge technology.
In addition, Hikvision seizes every opportunity and trend in the security industry to develop dynamic and innovative products that meet the ever changing needs of market demands. Beyond video surveillance, we see Artificial Intelligence and big data as the inevitable trend of the future, where the technology could help greatly improve operational efficiency for commercial businesses, transportation and many more sectors.
Hikvision Extended its business to the MENA region in the year of 2008. In the beginning, there were only 5 staffs and Chinese brands were in general not favored. After nearly 10 years development with a focus on product quality and advanced technology orientation, Hikvision has become the No. 1 CCTV supplier in MENA region as well as globally. The whole MENA team consists now more than 110 members, and facilities in use include a 1100 square feet warehouse, a 700 plus square feet office, a fully equiped RMA center, several regional offices in Turkey, KSA and Qatar, etc.Binson Xu said. With the rapid development, Hikvision MENA HQ has been located on the 52nd floor, Almas Tower, DMCC.Since the 4th quarter of 2016,
According to the report of the gouvernment, more than 150 Chinese-funded enterprises were attracted to DMCC. Dubai has a world-class infrastructure, a good investment environment, excellent geographical location, has become the region and the world's major logistics, shipping, finance, tourism, trade center, is the ideal place for Chinese enterprises to expand their regional and global business development. The strategic partnership between China and the United Arab Emirates, continued to develop in depth, China has become Dubai's largest trading partner for many years.
During the visit, Binson Xu presented every detail of the operations of Hikvision’s HQ and Dubai Branch. Hikvision MENA CTO, Robert illustrated the latest products and solutions displayed in the showroom. Her excellency Lingbing Li listened to every detail with full attention and said, Hikvision overseas performance of these years has been widely noticed and recognized. We also encourage Hikvision, as one of China's most outstanding enterprises, to make continuous contribution to deepening the mutual benefitial relationship between China and UAE. I hope that Hikvision seize every opportunity of the two countries’ development strategies, and use Dubai FTA's financial advantages, market potential, to vigorously expand Hikvision business in the Middle East and North Africa. Eventually, as a technology-based enterprises, Hikvision shall keep concentrating on innovation as industry leader, and present to the whole world the real meaning of Made in China. DMCC CEO Gautam Sashittal and DMCC Executive director Freyal Ahmadi expressed their warm welcome to Hikvision, regarding its Dubai branch moving into DMCC. Meanwhile, they also highly evaluated Hikvision's advanced technology and looked forward to further cooperation with Hikvision.
Finally, responding to the expectations of her excellency Lingbing Li, Binson Xu said that DMCC is one of the several most supportive free zones in Dubai, and Hikvision will seize the FTA preferential policiy that Dubai government has implemented, take full advantage of UAE’s excellent economic environment, as well as "the silk road economic belt" strategy implemented by China government, to extend Hikvision's global strategy in depth and in breadth.